Directional Terms

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CLOWE
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38080
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Directional Terms
Updated:
2010-09-28 17:17:05
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Directional Terms Humans
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Directional Terms for Humans
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  1. Right
    Toward the right side of the body
  2. Left
    Toward the left side of the body
  3. Superior
    a structure above another
  4. Inferior
    A structure below another
  5. Cephalic
    Closer to the head than another structure
  6. Caudal
    Closer to the tail than another structure
  7. Anterior
    The front of the body
  8. Posterior
    The back of the body
  9. Ventral
    Toward the belly
  10. Dorsal
    Toward the back
  11. Proximal
    Closer to the point of attachment to the body than another structure
  12. Distal
    Farther from the point of attachment to the body than another structure
  13. Lateral
    Away from the midline of the body
  14. Medial
    toward the midline of the body
  15. Superficial
    toward or on the surface
  16. Deep
    away from the surface, internal

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